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Topics in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Primary Care, and Obesity Course by Continuing Education, Inc

Dec 07 - 14, 2019   |   Fort Lauderdale, Florida  United States of America
Specialties : Sleep Medicine   |   Primary Care   |   Endocrinology   |   Pulmonary Medicine
 
Conference Brochure

Topics in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Primary Care, and Obesity Course is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Dec 07 - 14, 2019 at Celebrity Equinox, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America.

Target Audience:
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners

Accreditation:
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program 
14 Contact Hours 
4½ Hours of Pharmacology for NPs

Topics:
• Obesity Management: Update on Latest Guidelines and Evidence, and Practical Tips
○ Synthesize the current guidelines on obesity management in a clinically relevant fashion.
○ Use evidence based medicine to debunk popular myths related to diet, activity and behavior as they relate to the treatment of obesity.
○ Synthesize the effectiveness and risks of each weight loss method for patients
○ Manage obesity in a 15-minute outpatient visit

• Pain management: guidelines for opioid risk mitigation and overdose resuscitation
○ Identify recent trends in use of opioids and deaths from overdose.
○ Describe recently published clinical guidelines on the use of opioids from the Center for Disease Control, the ○ American Heart Association, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, including risk mitigation strategies and the steps of opioid overdose resuscitation.
○ Apply the knowledge gained to an evolving case involving opioid prescription.

• Update on evidence-based recommendations for lifestyle management of common diseases
○ Synthesize current evidence and recommendations for lifestyle management of common primary care chronic diseases
○ Apply lifestyle medicine principles to clinical case management

• Prevention of medical errors by performing an appropriate written and verbal handoff of care
○ Summarize the components of optimal verbal and written handoffs
○ Synthesize the roles of effective handoffs and the relationship with medical errors
○ Describe the characteristics, content and sequence of effective handoffs
○ Apply effective handoffs strategies to improve a clinical handoff scenario

• Health promotion: What are the recommendations and evidence? How to motivate patients for behavior change?
○ Synthesize the updated recommendations and evidence for health promotion
○ Demonstrate techniques for motivating patients for behavior change
○ Apply the knowledge gained to a clinical scenario

• Current guidelines for screening patients at risk for type 1 and 2 diabetes
○ Summarize current guidelines for screening patients for type 1 and 2 diabetes
○ Apply the knowledge gained to relevant clinical scenarios

• Update on USPTFS recommendations for screening in primary care
○ Synthesize current US PTFS guidelines for screening in primary care
○ Apply the knowledge gained to relevant clinical scenarios

• Restless Leg Syndrome
○ Participants should be able to diagnose restless leg syndrome and identify treatment options.

• Insomnia
○ Participants should be able to select appropriate therapy for insomnia.

• Narcolepsy
○ Participants should be able to identify narcolepsy in patient with hypersomnia.

• Obstructive Sleep Apnea
○ Participants should be able to describe obstructive sleep apnea and list treatment options.

• Cough
○ Participants should be able to summarize common causes of cough and classify between acute and chronic cough.

• Asthma
○ Participants should be able to select between various asthma treatment options.

• COPD
○ Participants should be able to devise pharmacologic treatment plan for patient with COPD.

Tracking

Michael Perry
Michael Perry

Internal Medicine

Danella Darling
Danella Darling

Sleep Medicine

Registration Desk

Contact No. : 1-800-422-0711
1-727-526-1571
Email:
contactus@continuingeducation.net

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Venue Address

Celebrity Equinox
7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America

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